Creative Assistant - #197190


Date: 06/08/2022 11:00 AM

City: Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

The NEWS CENTER Maine Marketing Department in the Portland location has an opening for a Creative Assistant. From ideation to execution, the Creative Assistant role is a hands-on position that requires someone with vision and understanding of how to reach targeted audiences across multiple platforms. Your responsibilities will include: creating ideas and scripts for commercials, designing social media assets for station, sales and promotion campaigns while working with other departments, and contributing to other station goals as needed. Some administrative duties also required as assigned by the Department Manager. We value different perspectives and welcome all type of people regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, orientation.


We are looking for someone who can write, shoot, design, and edit for multiple platforms as well as can think strategically and creatively while still meeting objectives/deadlines. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 3+ years’ hands-on experience in photography, graphic design, marketing and/or branding.

  • Integral part in the strategy and hands-on creation that goes into promoting and marketing on broadcast, social sites, websites, and on most streaming platforms for both the station and our clients.

  • Help create and maintain the station’s overall look and aesthetic, including newscast graphics, promos, digital assets, branded content, marketing assets and show packaging from concept to completion, all while maintaining the brand through strong visual identity.

  • Be comfortable working with station on-air talent and creative marketing team.

In addition, we are seeking an individual with:

  • Excellent verbal, written, and strong organizational skills

  • A strong point of view and creative vision

  • Some camera skills

  • Willingness to contribute to the full spectrum of television and digital projects

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly creative team environment with strict deadlines

Job Requirements:


  • Must have excellent technical skills and a reel/portfolio that demonstrates excellence with: Premier; After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop and Adobe Suite. Candidates that do not submit a reel/portfolio will not be considered.

  • Work Environment: Office

  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

  • Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit

TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

Get job alerts by email.
Sign up now! Join Our Talent Network!

Job Snapshot

Employee Type



Portland, ME

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper, Marketing

Date Posted


Job ID


How to apply

To apply for this job you need to authorize on our website. If you don't have an account yet, please register.

Post a resume